Principal Investigator

Professor Kanaga Sabapathy


Joint Appointments

Kanaga Sabapathy obtained his B.Sc (Hons) degree in Zoology from the NUS, and then his PhD in Molecular & Cellular Immunology from the Institute for Molecular & Cell Biology (IMCB), Singapore, in 1995. His post-doctoral work was conducted at the Institute of Molecular Pathology in Vienna, investigating the role of the c-Jun-N-terminal kinase stress signaling pathway, using genetically-engineered mice. He moved to the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) in late 1999 as the Principal Investigator of the Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis, and since 2013 to 2023, has been the Head of the Division of Cellular & Molecular Research. 

He has been newly appointed as the Chair of the School of Biological Sciences (SBS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) as of June 2023. He is also the President’s Chair Professor in Biological Sciences at NTU.

Professor Sabapathy is a joint Senior Principal Investigator at NCCS and a joint Research Director at the IMCB.  

Professor Sabapathy is a Fellow to the Royal College of Pathologists (UK), and the recipient of the inaugural National Research Foundation Investigatorship award (2015).

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